Category Archives: Graphic Novels

15 Graphic Novels About Growing Up

The graphic novel format is used to tell a variety of stories. When I looked at my favorite comics that didn’t have people in capes, superpowers, or anything blowing up, I realized many had a common theme: growing up. They also have wonderful art and characters you can really root for. The way my life is organized these days, it’s… Read more »

14 Totally Fun Graphic Novels

Some comics I read for sheer entertainment. Ridiculous over-the-top plots! Antics, hijinks, wisecracks, and impossible events! Here are some of my favorites that hit that spot, in case you find yourself with a dull evening that needs some livening up. The way my life is organized these days, it’s tough for me to write reviews. Some of the books below… Read more »

15 Graphic Novels For Fantasy Fans

Here’s a list of my favorite fantasy graphic novels – from urban to high fantasy. The way my life is organized these days, it’s tough for me to write reviews. Some of the books below have them, some do not, but I love them all. If you love magic, I’m betting you’ll find at least one intriguing pick here. Before… Read more »

8 Outstanding Graphic Novels About Being A Hero

Classic superheroes will always be popular, but there are some amazing independent writers and artists telling stories about superheroes, and about what being a hero really means even when you don’t have superpowers. Here are some of my favorite graphic novels and comics about saving the world – or at least making a difference. The way my life is organized… Read more »

5 Kick-Ass Graphic Novels About Zombies

Who doesn’t love a good zombie story? Aside from people who are scared of zombies, I mean. If you’re one of those people, please stop reading this post! Everyone else, read these graphic novels about zombies! They’re awesome. They all have strong female characters leading the casts, art I enjoyed, interesting plots, good writing… and the undead. What more could… Read more »

25+ Manga Recommendations for Your Reading List

I started reading manga WAY later than when I started reading Western comics. When I first published this post in 2016, I’d only read a handful of titles. Now I have so many favorites! This index of manga titles recommended across my blog is organized by blog post, with a link to the post where you can find more info… Read more »

15 Great Graphic Novels About Love & Romance

It took me a while to realize how many comics about love, dating, and romance I was reading and enjoying… even though I read romance novels! I mentally classified most of these graphic novels as “slice of life” comics, I guess? Once I realized I had a theme going, clearly I had to to round them up on my blog…. Read more »

65+ Wonderful Graphic Novels with LGBTQ+ Characters

When I first published this post in 2014, I had room for most of my fave LGBTQ+ graphic novels and comics in one post. Now? Hahahaha! They cannot be contained! So – after a few recommendations that only appear here – this post is now an index of queer graphic novels recommended across my blog. It’s organized by blog post,… Read more »